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World  /  Published 03.07.21

WHO chief: Delta variant mutating

The world is in a very "dangerous period" of the Covid-19 pandemic compounded by more transmissible variants like Delta, which is continuing to evolve and mutate, World Health Organization D...
By Yoshita Singh in Geneva

World  /  Published 01.07.21

WHO: Delta to be dominant variant

Voicing concern over many countries failing to vaccinate their people, WHO chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday called for vaccinating at least 10 per cent of the population of every countr...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 01.07.21

EU asked to allow CoWin certificate

India is working with the European Union member countries to extend the exemption granted on travel restrictions under its Digital Covid Certificate framework to Indians who have taken Covaxin or Covi...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.06.21

India asks EU to consider Covishield, Covaxin

As the European Union relaxes travel restrictions under its 'Green Passport' scheme, India has requested the members of the 27-nation grouping to individually consider allowing Indians who hav...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 26.06.21

Delta variant affecting unvaccinated people

The Delta variant of COVID-19, identified in at least 85 countries, is the most transmissible of the variants identified so far and is spreading rapidly among unvaccinated populations, WHO chief Tedro...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in United Nations


World  /  Published 25.06.21

UK: 6 Lambda variant cases identified, probes on

The number of Delta variant cases of COVID-19 in the UK have risen by 35,204 since last week to a total of 111,157, representing a 46 per cent increase, health officials said in the weekly report rele...
By Aditi Khanna in London

West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.21

CM puts Covaxin ball in PM’s court

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention in the process to get Covaxin approved by the World Health Organisation so that students and people, who wer...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Mamata prods Modi for WHO nod to Covaxin

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention for early approval of Covaxin by the World Health Organisation, without which people ha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Vaccines losing effect against Delta variant: WHO

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist, Covid-19 vaccines are showing reduced signs of efficacy against the Delta variant of coronavirus. The vaccines are, however, still found ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.06.21

Vaccine: 16-week gap 'arbitrary'

By G.S. Mudur, Our Bureau in New Delhi


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